Bowman Trio: Persistence

Recorded at Helsinki's We Jazz Festival, this young Finnish trio's first, eponymous, disc was hailed in press releases as strong loft jazz, "free at heart, yet very melodic at the same time". It was also talked about in terms of “cutting edge jazz”. Hearing this, their second disc, I take the point about melody – there's plenty of it here, clean and resonant, and if a touch raw-boned at times, delivered overall with no small dynamic and tonal range and sensitivity
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